CITEVE, Innovation Manager of Textile Printing and Coating
Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
AUGUSTA SILVA (female): Master Degree in textile engineering and graduated in Textile Engineering from Minho University. With more than 20 years of experience in applied and industry-oriented research, 5 patents and several published papers in books and journals. Innovation Manager of Textile Printing and Coating. Expert and researcher at CITEVE in the areas of functional, advanced and intelligent textiles, finishing, digital and conventional printing, coating and lamination processes, sustainability and circular economy R&D solutions. Manager and coordinator of several R&D projects oriented to technical, functional, intelligent, sustainable textiles within the new approach of digitization, nanotechnology and circular economy. Researcher of technical textiles materials for the main following applications: sports, health, fashion, work wear, home-textiles, protection, military (with EDA and Portuguese Army), footwear, automotive, habitat, decoration and sustainable fashion applications. Teacher at CITEVE Academy in the expertise areas.